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Accessibility

Information on how the Library supports accessibility and inclusivity.

Access to buildings

  • Step free access is available via the lift in the Pavilion ground floor to Library Level 2.
  • Within the library, lift access is available to all floors.
  • There is an accessible entry gate next to the Library Help Desk.
  • There are automated doors to the Library Assistive Technology Centre on Level 2.

Accessible toilets

  • Level 2 lobby (men),
  • Level 3 lobby (women).

Guides and virtual tours

Step free access from the ground floor is available via the lift.

Accessible toilets

Library first floor.

Guides and virtual tours

  • Step free access from the ground floor is available via the lift.
  • There are automated doors to the Library Assistive Technology Room and the Computer Lab.

Accessible toilets

  • Ground floor
  • First floor.

Guides and virtual tours

Furniture

Desks

  • Height adjustable desks are available in the Assistive Technology Centre on Library Level 2.
  • There is a standing height adjustable desk in the Assistive Technology Centre drop-in area.
  • A height adjustable desk is available in the Level 6 PC lab.

If you need help adjusting a desk, please ask a member of staff at the Help Desk.

Chairs 

  • Ergonomic chairs (available with mid back or head and neck support, with and without armrests) are available in the Assistive Technology Centre on Library Level 2.

Desks

There are four height adjustable desks (which can be extended to standing height) in the Journal Study Area.

There is one height adjustable desk in the Silent Study Zone.

The desks are manually operated using a handle. Please ask library staff if you require assistance adjusting the desks.

Desks

14 height adjustable (to standing height) desks are available:

  • In the main Library space there are 10 desks in total, located in both sides of the study area.
  • In the PC Lab there are 3 desks on the corner of the first 3 rows.
  • In the Assistive Technology room.

If you need help adjusting a desk, please ask a member of Library staff at the Help Desk.

Induction loops

  • A portable induction loop is available at the Library Help Desk at Northampton Square Library. Please ask a member of staff if you would like to use it.
  • A fixed induction loop is in operation at all times at the Law School Library Help Desk. Please speak to a member of staff if the you would like the system volume to be adjusted.
  • Portable induction loops are available to borrow at other locations throughout the University.